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The Dyslexia Friendly Learning Environment

£60

eLearning

It is recognised that the vast majority of dyslexic individuals spend most, if not all, of their education time in a mainstream classroom or learning environment. This module identifies how the “classroom” and “institution” can be made dyslexia friendly, thus creating an inclusive learning environment. This module is linked to the BDA's Quality Mark which provides a template of good practice in this arena.

Practical Solutions for Dyslexia

2.5 hours

£75

London

This half-day in person training session aims to give you a brief introduction to dyslexia and to develop a good basic understanding of specific learning differences.

Introduction to Understanding Exam Access Arrangements for Dyslexia

£60

eLearning

This eLearning module is designed to assist individuals with developing an understanding of Access Arrangements for examinations. It provides an overview of what access arrangements are, how these apply to those with dyslexia, and what types of support are available. Please note, regulations concerning access arrangements change on a regular basis and so this module should not be taken to be a definitive guide.

Helping With Phonics: A Free Resource from the SoundCheck Project

Free

eLearning

This eLearning module has been designed for teachers, TA's, LSA's and other education professionals who wish to support primary age learners to develop better phonics skills. These resources may be of particular use to those working with children who are approaching the Phonics Screening Check. The materials for this course have been developed as part of the SoundCheck Project as run by the BDA in partnership with Dyslexia Action and Springboard for Children.

An Overview of Assistive Technology

FREE

eLearning

The development of technology that can assist those who have dyslexia, as well those who have other types of disability, to cope with certain tasks that they find difficult has transformed the landscape of coping strategies that we are able to offer to these individuals. This is a specialised field, however, and there is not generally a great awareness amongst the education/work population of exactly what is available.

Part of an Accredited Course

Secondary Summer School (2020) - Supporting Dyslexia Learners

4 days in person training (28th to 31st July 2020), an eLearning module and an assessed workbook.

£1,115 with Level 3 accreditation

London

This accredited Level 3 programme is designed for Secondary Teachers and TAs working with children and young people who want to be able to support dyslexic pupils within the classroom. It is intended to provide a greater understanding of the problems that dyslexic learners face, and appropriate methods and knowledge to help support them within the context of their learning environment.